This FREE Trace the Dotted Lines Worksheets for Kids is great for kindergarten and preschool aged kids! It helps to develop their hand writing skills and fine motor skills. Plus, it’s a great boredom buster for kids!
Prepping kids for a writing activity
- Lay out pencil, paper, eraser (kids can graduate to markers and crayons later)
- Work in a clean writing space
- Explain how to trace the dots
- Let them at it.
Reusable tracing the dots activity idea!
You can also turn this into a re-usable tracing activity by putting the dotted line worksheet in a plastic page protector and using dry erase markers to trace the dots. Then, wipe off with a dry cloth.
Benefits of Trace the Dotted Lines Worksheets for Kids
- Writing practice
- Quiet activity
- Builds confidence
- It’s an art activity
- A “play school” activity
- Can do anywhere (at home, at Grandma’s, on a plane)
Download the Worksheet PDF
Click the download button below to download the Trace the Dotted Lines Worksheets for Kids PDF to your computer. Then, you can print from your home computer.
You could also save it to your tablet and open the pdf in a paint program and then the kids can trace the shapes on the screen. Encourage them to use different colours for fun!
You might also be interested in: FREE DOTTED LETTER FONT FOR TRACING. It’s a how-to post to DIY or make your own worksheets for kids to practice hand writing.
Writing activities are great for school-aged kids because it helps them develop lifelong skills. And by making this more of an “art activity” with shapes kids don’t feel the pressure to make perfect letters. They see shapes around them in everyday lives so tracing the shapes on the page is more creative than burdensome.
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